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Rule 1: Use New Legal Weapons

The table below tracks the total sanctions obtained from the U.S. government thanks to whistleblowers from 1985 to 2015, broken down in three-year blocks. As can be seen, the total collections have significantly increased almost every year, constituting a large majority of the recoveries.

Sanctions Obtained by the United States From Whistleblower Disclosures

The table below is a chart of how companies detect fraud.

Fraud Detection Methods in Companies with 100 or More Employees

In the table below it depicts who employee’s typically report to regarding misconduct or fraud.

Employee Reporting Behavior